“The SNP and anti-democratic West Dunbartonshire Council have taken the first steps in regard to silencing the press by banning and boycotting The Democrat, smearing the editor by making false allegations of assault against him, locking him out of council meetings and withdrawing the usual courtesies between local authorities and journalists.”
Day: January 23, 2020
RED FACES FOR SNP AS LABOUR PROVOST TAKES OVER
Councillor Bolander was the first SNP politician to become Lord Provost. The SNP came to office after the 2017 council elections but does not have an overall majority.
INTRUSIVE AGE CHECKS NOT REQUIRED
In a statement accompanying the code yesterday, the ICO noted that there was no exemption for media sites and recognised that children would be attracted to them, but added: “the ICO recognises that digital news media are not a core concern for children online, so the provisions of the code can be applied in a risk-based and proportionate way to reflect this.”
MEDICATION SHOULD BE TAKEN AS PRESCRIBED
The £75,000 MAVIS project will see nationally-held digital prescription data from GP practices being shared with hospital doctors to help ensure patients are taking the right medications for them.
CLAIM HOUNDS WERE OUT OF CONTROL DENIED BY HUNT
welfare group has accused the Buccleuch Hunt of endangering road users due to an alleged “inability” to control its dogs and called on the Scottish Government to tighten hunting legislation.
POLICE HORSES ATTACKED BY FOOTBALL THUGS
This was an extremely serious matter being part of a group that assaulted police by throwing missiles, spitting at them and punching police horses and their riders.